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Notice to Filers, Changes in Requirement of Certificate of Compliance

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

As of December 1, 2016, Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure and Fifth Circuit Rules require a Certificate of Compliance on ALL BRIEFS, MOTIONS, EXTRAORDINARY WRITS, PETITIONS FOR PERMISSION TO APPEAL, PETITIONS FOR REHEARING EN BANC, and PETITIONS FOR PANEL REHEARING.  (Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 32(g) and Form 6 of the Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure).  Please note this change and include the required Certificate of Compliance at the end of these pleadings.